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Were Dinosaurs Early Victims Of Climate Change?

Scientists widely believe that dinosaurs were wiped out millions of years ago when an asteroid hit the earth. But a new study says dinosaurs were already having trouble with the way the earth’s climate was changing.

The research was published today in the Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences Journal. Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson speaks with paleontologist Manabu Sakamoto, the lead researcher, who says the results were unexpected.

Guest

  • Manabu Sakamoto, Ph.D., paleontologist and postdoctoral research assistant at the University of Reading’s School of Biological Sciences. He tweets @drmambobob.
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